Venod Sharma

  • Jessica murder case: Delhi HC reserves verdict on Manu's parole plea June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday reserved its verdict on the parole plea of Siddharth Vashisht alias Manu Sharma, who is undergoing life term for killing ramp model Jessica Lall in 1999, to appear for his postgraduation exams in Human Rights and to submit his thesis on the...
  • After quitting Congress, Venod Sharma heaps praise on Modi March 9, 2014

    After quitting Congress, former Union minister and Ambala MLA Venod Sharma on Sunday heaped praise on BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, terming him as a man of vision who wants to take the country forward. Sharma offered full support to any party, organisation or individual who will "help in making...
  • Sushma Swaraj opposes Bellary Reddys' and Venod Sharma's entry in BJP, HJC March 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader and Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj has openly opposed the re-entry of 'tainted' mining barons of Bellary, the Reddy brothers into the party. Reacting to the media reports, she has tweeted opposing their return. "I am opposed to the BSR...
  • Venod Sharma quits Congress, likely to join HJC March 5, 2014

    Former Union minister and Haryana Congress leader Venod Sharma on Wednesday quit the party and is likely to join the Haryana Janhit Congress of Kuldeep Bishnoi. Sharma, who is currently an MLA from Ambala, has been a close confidant of the state Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. Sources close to him...
  • Venod Sharma quits Congress, likely to join HJC March 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Union minister and Haryana Congress leader Venod Sharma on Wednesday quit the party and is likely to join the Haryana Janhit Congress of Kuldeep Bishnoi. Sharma, who is currently an MLA from Ambala, has been a close confidant of the state Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. Sources close to...
  • Haryana CM Hooda discharged from hospital May 17, 2012

    Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, who was admitted to a hospital in Chandigarh on Wednesday night after his blood sugar level fluctuated, has been discharged on Thursday morning. "He was discharged this morning and his condition is much better now. Soon, he will resume his normal routine," former Union...
  • Fathers and sons: Heir apparents affect poll fortunes October 6, 2009

    New Delhi: With just a week to go for assembly polls to be held in Haryana, a close look shows that the candidates in fray provide a study in contrasts. While there are some crorepati candidates who seek to be elected to office, there are also those who own just a...
  • Manu's minister dad resigns October 6, 2006

    New Delhi: Haryana’s Power and PWD minister Venod Sharma resigned from the Congress-led Haryana Cabinet on Friday. Sharma is the father of the prime accused in the Jessica Lall murder case Manu Sharma and is understood to have resigned after pressure within the party mounted. Venod Sharma, considered as one of...